Quotations About
jealousy

No man is offended by another man’s admiration of the woman he loves, it is the woman only who can make it a torment.

Posted in: Northanger Abbey

To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self, an impossible claim that one should be at once Rose Bowl princess, medieval scholar, Saint Joan, Eleanor of Aquitane, one’s sister, and a stranger in a pink hat seen once and admired on the corner of 55th and Madison-as well as oneself, mysteriously improved.

"Jealousy: Is It a Curable Illness?" Vogue, June 1961
Posted in: Joan Didion

The worst part of success is to try finding someone who is happy for you.

Posted in: Bette Midler

Mitchell: Okay, yes. I guess I’m still a little angry, but you know–you stole my moment, Claire.
Claire: Yeah, 21 years ago…
Mitchell: Okay, but it doesn’t matter to you because you had your own moments. You had cheerleading and high school plays, making out with the quarterback, and…
Claire: Oh come on, you made out with him, too.
Mitchell: Yeah, but we had to keep it a secret.

En Garde (season 1, episode 7)
Posted in: Modern Family